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1944 Airgraph from 'TB Dawkins, 571 LCA Flotilla, c/o GPO London'

1944 (March) Airgraph from 'TB Dawkins, 571 LCA Flotilla, c/o GPO London' with tomb censor h/s. [Landing Craft Assault (LCA). Prince Leopold carried seven LCA of 504 LCA Flotilla consisting of LCAs 570, 1045, 571, 550, 568 622 and 623. Sailed with Convoy O1 to OMAHA BEACH. June 1944] Ref: 304-043.


Price: £9.00
1944 AM Air Letter 'AUSPO, London' to AUSTRALIA

1944 Air Mail Air Letter from 'AUSPO, London' to AUSTRALIA with BRIGHTON m/c. and oval STATION POST OFFICE RAF BRIGHTON SUSSEX h/s. AUSPO dealt liberated POW's from European Camps. From 'AUS. 35395 Sgt. P. Grey'. Folded. Ref: 304-119.


Price: £15.00
1944 AM Letter Card CEYLON. "RAF Stn. CHINA BAY"

1944 Air Mail Letter Card from CEYLON to GB with d/r. poor RAF POST / COLOMBO p/m. & RAF censor R17/465 h/s. From "RAF Stn. CHINA BAY" - Flying Boat Base. Faults. Ref: 308-158.


Price: £15.00
1944 AM Letter Card INDIA to 'US Army APO 350' censored

1944 Air Mail Letter Card [4 Anna RATE] from INDIA to 'Capt. Herbert WELTCHEK MC, US Army ETO, APO 350' with PC 90 OPENED BY EXAMINER label. & censors. From 'No. 9 Battery, Madrass Wing, AATC, MEHGAON, India Command'. mss .. "Battery Commander". Also d/r. HOME POSTAL CENTRE RE 3 receipt p/m. Little worn. Ref: 309-110.


Price: £9.00
1944 British Official Photograph 'Battle HQ of N.F.S.' National Fire Service

1944 British Official Photograph No. Q. 486. 'Battle HQ of N.F.S.' National Fire Service [Switchboard operators in action at the NFS London Region headquarters. According to the original caption "This switchboard is the nerve center through which the operations officer receives reports of fires and the progress of raiding and through which he issues his orders to the areas where the fire battle is being fought". Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 303-074.


Price: £20.00
1944 British Official photograph 'ITALY: British Sappers find new enemy MINE

1944 British Official photograph No. BNA. 19817.XL 'ITALY: British Sappers find new enemy MINE. "glass mine". Picture shows:- Corporal Williams of Cymar Porth, Rhindda Valley and Sapper Pagett of Harbourne, Birmingham 7, inspecting one of the new mines. 8th. Army on Route 9 a few miles North of CESENA. Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Ref: 313-068.


Price: £25.00
1944 British Official Photograph No. B. 11790.XL. HOLLAND Hallamshire Battalion

1944 (Nov) British Official Photograph No. B. 11790. XL. HOLLAND British troops pushed north of Rosendaal. 6-pdr anti-tank gun of the 4th Hallamshires, 49th Division, guarding the road to Willemstad, 8 Nov. 1944. Creator Wilkes (Sergeant) No. 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Netherlands. Ref: 314-067.


Price: £25.00
1944 British Official Photograph. HOLLAND British troops pushed north of Rosendaale

1944 (Nov) British Official Photograph No. B. 11796.XL. HOLLAND British troops pushed north of Rosendaal. View of Willemstad Harbour and German equipment. 200 x 150 mm. Full typed details to rear. Netherlands. Ref: 312-067.


Price: £20.00
1944 Canadian Military Photograph No. 27951-N. 'Canadians in ITALY' - ORTONA

1944 (Jan) Canadian Military Photograph No. 27951-N. 'Canadians in ITALY' - ORTONA devastation. Full typed details to rear. 200 x 150 mm. Also smaller photo showing villagers clearing bomb damaged vehicles. Ref: 301-070.


Price: £12.00
1944 circa. British Official photograph. N. Ireland' Training with the "SOSPAN FACH"

c.1944 British Official photograph No. BH. 7131. 'With the Welch Regt. in Northern Ireland'. Training with the "SOSPAN FACH" (Little Saucepan) Full typed details to hear. 150 x 100 mm. Ref: 302-070.


Price: £10.00
1944 circa. cover MALTA to 'Lt. Col. J Margarol Groves, CO Troops, Haifa-Egypt'

c.1944 cover from MALTA to 'Lt. Col. J Margarol Groves, CO Troops, Haifa-Egypt' [CO: Commanding Officer] with OBE DD/31 label tied by d/r. FPO p/m. Ref: 304-049.


Price: £25.00
1944 circa. cover MAURITANIA to 'Box 236, London'. Undercover address

c.1944 (Sept) Air Mail cover from MAURITANIA to 'Lieutenant Gabriel, "Epervier", Box 236, London' - Undercover address for Free French Air Force with tied censor label. [French Destroyer "Epervier": 9th. Nov 1942 ran aground off Oran, Algeria after being damaged by gunfire from the British light cruiser HMS Aurora.] Roughly opened. Ref: 313-148.


Price: £45.00
1944 circa. cover SWITZERLAND to GB. Camp d'Internement Militaire, ST. PETERZELL

c.1944 Air Mail cover from SWITZERLAND to GB with PC 90 OBE 1998 label and Geoffnet roller on resealing tape. From L/Cpl. D.W. Cross, Camp d'Internement Militaire, ST. PETERZELL, St. Gallen, SUISSE. Folded. Ref: 307-065.


Price: £35.00
1944 circa. cover to 'Shoreham by Sea' and redirected. RAF censor R7/473 h/s.

c.1944 cover to 'Shoreham by Sea' and redirected with POSTAGE PAID m/c. and RAF censor R7/473 h/s. From '2146766 LACW Manley DA, RAF'. [LACW: Leading Aircraftwoman] Ref: 309-065.


Price: £15.00
1944 circa. Honour Envelope AUSTRALIA. FPO No. 051 p/m. Pacific Campaign

c.1944 Honour Envelope from AUSTRALIA with s/r. FPO No. 051 p/m. and boxed censor 1067 h/s. Pacific Campaign. Ref: 305-084.


Price: £9.00
1944 circa. Honour Envelope MALTA to GB. No. 41 PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. PAID m/c

ci. 1944 Honour Envelope from MALTA to GB with tri. No. 41 PASSED BY CENSOR h/s. and PAID m/c. to rear. Folded. Ref: 309-073.


Price: £35.00
1944 cover + letter GB to 'RAF Station Newtownards, Co. Down, N. Ireland'

1944 cover and letter from Manchester to '2204762 ACI O'Brien V, RAF Station Newtownards, Co. Down, N. Ireland' with two PC 90 labels. Ref: 311-043.


Price: £6.00
1944 cover + letter GERMANY. from inmate Buchenwald Concentration Camp

1944 cover [Type E7a] and letter [Type F2] from GERMANY with s/l. censor: 'Postprufer No' [Type C2a]. From inmate in Buchenwald Concentration Camp. Ref: 301-129.


Price: £50.00
1944 cover AUSTRIA to Italy. FELDPOST p/m. Fp 45542E censored

1944 cover from AUSTRIA to Italy with s/r. FELDPOST p/m. From Fp 45542E - POW Construction and Labour Battalion 18. Located Salzburg. Also censor m/c. Riemer D-40 of Munich. Ref: 308-115.


Price: £12.00
1944 cover CANADA to Irish Free State. Postage Due. RELEASED BY CENSOR

1944 cover from CANADA to Dublin, Irish Free State with 2d. TO PAY h/s. and Postage Due with boxed RELEASED BY CENSOR h/s. Ref: 306-107.


Price: £25.00